Set you dishes on fire with this heirloom Ugandan Scotch bonnet!
Known by various names such as bonney pepper, beef bonnet, Scotty Bons, and red Caribbean pepper, the Ugandan Scotch bonnet is a member of the strongest pepper family with a scoville range between 100,000 and 325,000. This heirloom variety is now cultivated in Uganda, Africa, resulting in a larger and uniquely adapted version. This pepper is highly sought after for African cuisine and adds intense heat to any dish. Don't miss the chance to grow your own and create homemade HOT spicy sauce with this rare and flavorful pepper!
Scientific Name: Capsicum chinense
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 24C-28C
Germination time in days: 7-14 day
Indicative Days to maturity: 60-90 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: rich in organic matter, well drained, fertile
Sowing and cultivation: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow seed in a propagator from March in warmth. Keep small plants in a sunny, frost-free environment until they can be planted in the greenhouse from late April or outdoors in late May. Transplant with 90 cm between plants